Q&A — Snapper

Q&A: Recommended Jigs for Snapper Fishing at the Dry Tortugas

Posted by Ross Gallagher on

Question:  Hi! What jigs do you recommend for fishing at the Dry Tortugas in about 200 to 300-feet of water? I'm going in a couple of weeks to target big snapper.  Thanks,Robert  Answer: Hi Robert, Thank you for reaching out to us. We appreciate your interest very much. I’m happy to provide some suggestions for jigging in the Tortugas. I’ve fished the NE corner several times with my buddy who Captain’s the Sea Trek out of Fort Myers. We’re usually targeting big Muttons, Porgy, African Pompano and Tuna.  Here’s a couple “must have” items that will come in hand on...

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Q&A: Best Grouper Lures for Southwest Florida

Posted by Booster Apps on

QUESTION: [What are the] best grouper lures? I fish in Southwest Florida that is Marco Island Florida about 15 miles out at 45 to 50 feet. Robert   ANSWER:  Robert, I’m very familiar with the area and have had some great success on shallow water gags and red grouper. I’ll normally fish these on a heavier spinning jig setup with 50lb – 80lb braided line using 50lb – 80lb fluorocarbon leader. All baits are dropped to the bottom and jigged 1-10′ off the bottom. I find they work great while drifting or on anchor. You’ll also find that amberjack, cobia,...

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Q&A: Best Hogy Lures for Bahamian Grouper, Tuna, Kingfish and Wahoo Fishing

Posted by Booster Apps on

QUESTION: I’ll be headed over to the Bahamas for a few weeks and plan on targeting reef and offshore fishing during my trip, as well as fish in a tournament. What are the best lures to use for grouper, snapper, tuna, kingfish and wahoo? Thanks,Pamela ANSWER: Pamela, We appreciate your business very much. I hope that these baits and tips will get you on the board in your tournament! HDUV Soft Baits and Flounder on Barbarian Jig Heads These baits are excellent when worked near the bottom for snapper and grouper. If you speed up the retrive and work in...

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